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is unbelievable. i've been to hawaii. i've been all around the united states. i earned a ford mustang conve convertible or the cash. i took the cash. a woman my age needs something a little bit -- but the biggest surprise to me is how well received i am by the public. >> this has been great. continued success. this has been great. everyone, aunt barbara, the queen of tupperware. what a good morning it's been. all right. we'll be back with more "world news now" right after this. don't go far. [ male announcer ] we asked real people if they'd help us with an experiment for febreze fabric refresher, they agreed. [ experimenter 1 ] relax, take some nice deep breaths. [ experimenter 2 ] at do you smell? lilac. clean. there's something that's really fresh. a little bit beach-y. like children's blankets. smells like home. [ experimenter 1 ] okay take your blindfolds off. ♪ hello? [ male announcer ] if febreze fabric refresher can freshen this couch, what can it do for yours? febreze fabric refresher -- breathe happy. >> announcer: "world news now" delivers your "morning papers." >> welcome back,
in the united states? >> yes, i do. >> reporter: this just one day after the vice president admitted -- >> i am absolutely comfortable with the fact that men marrying men, women marrying women and heterosexual men and women marrying are entitled to the same exact rights, all the civil rights, all the civil liberties. >> reporter: the president supports civil unions but has long insisted his position on gay marriage is a work in progress. >> my feelings about this are constantly evolving. i struggle with this. i'll keep on giving you the same answer until i give you a different one. i'm still working on it. >> reporter: the white house is adamant the administration's position has not changed, but will not say if the president's evolution is complete. >> the president is the right person to describe his own personal views. >> reporter: a majority of americans support same-sex marriage. but with an election around the corner, instead of defining the president's stance on gay marriage, the obama campaign is choosing to focus on mitt romney's opposition to it. >> my view i
during takeoff and landing. an mit study found the chance of dying on a scheduled flight in the united states is 1 in 14 million. >> riding on a commercial airplane has got about the same amount of risk as riding on an escalator. >> reporter: so despite, and, in fact, because of some of these scary test crashes, even when all seems hopeless, surviving a plane going down is possible, even likely. jim avila, abc news, washington. >> most of you flying today, thanks for watching. >> i'm happy to see that because you know i'm a nervous flier. >> you don't like it. >> i don't. maybe it's the control freak in me. i don't like to fly. i'm always very, very nervous. >> ambien and cocktails. this plane crash that we saw here, the pilots obviously ejected right before the crash here and one of the pilot has a helmet -- had a camera on his helmet, so we'll be able to see his view as he was ejected from that plane when this documentary airs on discovery in the fall, so stay tuned for that, but i feel vindicated in my preference for the aisle seat. you window people, i want to get some sleep. i'm o
. >> reporter: who is from brazil. >> being first time in the united states and in the roller coaster day, it's quite amazing. >> we had some people fly in from ireland. some european people fly in. it's been nuts. >> reporter: growing roller coaster day is relatively easy. the two are popular youtube filmmakers known for their humorous shorts. rich with special effects and viewers. >> each of our videos gets anywhere from like 2 million to 10 million views. >> reporter: roller coaster day is still a long way from those kind of numbers, but its founders are determined to keep it on track. >> the idea of starting a holiday has never been a life-long goal. now that we're doing it and the process of it is something we'll repeat every year. >> reporter: or at least as long as their stomachs hold out. rob hayes reporting for abc news. >> first roller coaster ever patented by a genius back in 1898. >> wow. you are an aficionado. you like roller coasters. >> i want to kiss that person. >> yeah. you didn't know that picture was up when you said that. that was just you speaking from your heart. >> but
from ever entering the united states again. >> this is a great american success story gone horribly wrong. >> reporter: saverin has defended his move to singapore. in a written statement says my decision to expatriate was based solely on my interest in working and living in singapore where i have been since 2009. but senators up here aren't buying it. democrats plan to move on this bill as soon as possible. this means if the bill gets through congress, one of facebook's co-founders may never be allowed in the u.s. again. sunlan miller, abc news, on capitol hill. >> some 20,000 acres are now up in flames across arizona as four wildfires continue to burn out of control. the most dangerous fire threatening a historic mining town is only 5% contained. and more than 500 firefighters are scrambling to protect the community where three homes have already been destroyed. fires are also raging in colorado, new mexico and utah. >>> and with that, here's a look at your friday forecast. some more gusty winds fueling those fires in the southwest. also some thunderstorms around cheyenne, salt lak
to the american people and to the world that the united states has conducted an operation that killed osama bin laden, the leader of al qaeda. and a terrorist who's responsible for the murder of thousands of innocent men, women and children. let me say to the families who lost loved ones on 9/11, that we have never forgotten your loss, nor wavered in our commitment to see that we do whatever it takes to prevent another attack on our shores. >> here are the details as far as we have heard they went down. high-level officials had meetings all day at the white house while waiting for the results of the operation. people inside the situation room described it as incredibly tense. president obama learned of the tentative identification of bin laden midafternoon. >> reporter: they got the lead last august and president obama said that he had told when he started as president he told the cia director leon panetta he wanted the capture or killing of osama bin laden to be the number one priority when it came to the fight against al qaeda and then in august they got a lead, they followed the thread. he g
and to the people of the united states the gratitude of the afghan people. >> the people are sick of war. we want money for education, for housing, for jobs. >> there's a new energy here, and people are excited about what rebuilding can mean. >> there are issues that we need to at specifically with respect to facebook. >> i ended up selling my shares at an 11% loss. >> on the heels of the second largest ipo in american history, the ceo gets married. >> if mark zuckerberg did not sign a prenup, he needs to see a psychiatrist and not a lawyer. >> honestly, it was one of those days where you feel very elated. also completely terrified, i have to be honest. the prospect of 2 billion people watching was quite daunting. >> i'm just blessed to have been in such an incredible woman's life. there will never be another one, ever. >> donald and peta! >> do you feel you helped your father win this trophy? >> yes, like encouraging him and telling him that he can do it. he can win. >> are those kids not adorable? >> absolutely. donald driver worked hard. he made it. he beat my guy. that's okay. >> i know. you
liberties. >> do you believe that same-sex men and women should be able to get legally married in the united states? >> yes, i do. >> i think same-sex couples should be able to get married. >>> if i want to wear my glasses, i'm wearing my glasses. if i'm pulling my hair back, i'm pulling my hair back. at some point, it's just not -- it's just not something that deserves a whole lot of time and attention. >>> this isn't daunting at all. >> he's not just a playboy prince. he is a serviceman. he takes that role very seriously. >>> floyd mayweather. >> tonight was a tough obstacle and i got past it. june 1st will be a tough obstacle and i will get past it. >> are we allowed to call you shaq anymore? >> no. only children can call me shaq. adults will address me as doctor. >> we're looking at the biggest summer by far. "avengers" is blowing the doors open. >> certainly was a big movie. back to the gay marriage issue briefly for a second. "the new york times" did report that right before the president sat down with robin roberts, joe biden let the cat out of the bag a little bit. he apologized to t
will be a graduate? one of the best ivy league universities in the united states? >> yes. >> the best in the world? >> yes. >> are you proud? >> i'm proud, and i'm extremely happy. >> wait. he's graduating with honors. it has taken him 12 years. first he had to learn english. then at age 40 he entered college here while working nights full time. he carries his backpack alongside the nation's brightest valedictorians from across america and he cleans the bathrooms. >> were you ever in a situation where you were cleaning, doing your work and one of your classmates walks by from your class? >> yes, yes. >> is that weird? >> some of them who did not know what job i do. i noticed their faces a surprise. >> like whoa! >> this guy? he's -- >> he's in my class. >> reporter: the dean is blown away and proud of columbia for offering free tuition to its employees who make the grade. >> he wanted that education. he's gotten it. he's going on to a masters degree. >> reporter: and he tells me maybe a ph.d. he loves it. >> it's a different thing when you do something out of pleasure. >> reporter: he regrets only
says bashar al assad is firmly in control of his own forces. so what are the options for the united states? one, to hope that the nonexistent cease-fire somehow works? two, to hope that russia can exert some influence on bashar assad? if neither of those options work, then some are saying that the u.s. will have to resort to arming the rebels and perhaps even to respond to calls to send in targeted air strikes. no question of u.s. bootss on the ground but at least some help for those in the uprising. christiane amanpour, abc news, new york. >>> in southern california now, a college exchange student from norway was attacked by a rattlesnake and then got another shock when he got the hospital bill. doug treadle was walking near the camp ufs uc san diego when this snake bit him. there was a hospital right across the street. but on his way there, the venom kicked in. >> i was really scared because, i don't know much about the snakes here and how dangerous they are. and as i was walking over, my heart started pumping and i could feel tingling in my body and metallic taste in mymouth. >>
key intelligence to the united states and, for that, pakistan charged him with spying. for months, u.s. officials have been forease >> his work on behalf of the effort to take down bin laden was in pakistan's interests, as well as the united states' interests. >> reporter: but pakistan says afridi is a traitor and sentenced him to 33 years behind bars. >> this action is unconscionable. this man is really an international hero. they should be erecting statues to him. >> reporter: in fact, ever since that daring night raid last may, pakistani officials have quietly erased any trace that bin laden was ever here. just over tw pakistani authorities moved in with bulldozers demolishe even though there is no physical evidence that osama bin laden once lived here, there are still serious questions that rema questions like how bin laden could live here undetected for seven years, and why pakistan hasn't arrested a singl p who him muhammad lila, abc news, kabul. >> you know, that's the kind of thing that a lot of people here get upset about. because there was so much rejoice when osama bin la
bringing to you and to the people of the united states the gratitude of the afghan people. >> reporter: leaders of nato joined president obama for dinner at soldier field, the iconic stadium for his beloved chicago bears. he is asking something more from them. money. the cost of supporting the afghan military after nato leaves is estimated to be $4 billion a year for ten years. after the last american combat troops pull out. ann compton, abc news, chicago. >> you know, we saw a little bit of the protests in her piece. what we're hearing is they were expecting 10,000 people to show up and only 3,000 people showed up, which i guess for the police that had to control this massive crowd was good. but at the same time, these people are very upset about what they want to get out there and some of the protesters actually interfered with commuters and traffic. so quite a big deal for chicago. first time it's been held there in a long time. >> a mess but not as bad as it could be. the big thing to come out of the summit is leaders greeg do something to stabilize the oil market because of the sa
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